Family Art Workshops

A banner for Family Art Workshops at WheatonArts with Pamela Weichmann. Two images, left to right: A pair of hands press a colorful top hat down onto the carboard portrait. To the right, a marble covered in paint sits on a piece of paper painted with the colorful tracks of the marble.

Have Fun Creating & Learning with our Family Art Workshop Collection! 

With over 80 video tutorials to choose from, creating & learning from home is easy with our Family Art Workshop collection featuring Pamela Weichmann on camera! Great for all skill levels & ages, each tutorial has engaging discussion questions & links for further learning.

New videos are now added on the first Tuesday of every month. Be sure to check back for more fun ideas to try at home! Click the “read more” link under each video for step-by-step directions & material needs.

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In-person Saturday Family Art Workshops are back!
Join us in the Education Studio on select Saturdays to create the latest video project. All materials are supplied free of charge. Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available. Upcoming workshops include: Dried Bean Mosaic Flowers (April 20), Nature Hunt Viewfinder (May 25), Rainbow Mobile (June 22), Salt Dough & Dried Bean Mosaic (July 20). Reserve your spot with the link below!

Meet Pamela

Meet Pamela

Pamela Weichmann is a ceramic artist, arts administrator, and educator. You may have met her running the family activities on-site at WheatonArts! She received her Bachelor of Fine Art at Rowan University and her Master of Science at Drexel University. Her favorite thing about teaching & creating art is the challenge it presents to find new approaches to understanding & interpreting the world around us.

Radial Symmetry Paper Relief Sculpture

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? Create a geometric design using colored paper! Geometric, radial symmetry

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Monoprints on Plexiglass

Monoprinting is a form of printmaking with lines or images that can only be made once, unlike most printmaking, which

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Craft Stick Characters

Create entertaining characters using inexpensive supplies like colored craft sticks, buttons, and craft felt or paper. Begin with simple wooden

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Cardboard Self Portraits

Create an assemblage that is a reflection of your unique personality! During this workshop, learn to use small, geometric pieces

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Seed Bombs

Spring into action with a guerilla garden! Seed bombs are a great way to plant seeds in a hard to

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Seed & Plant Label Sticks

Don’t forget what you planted! Create colorful seed label sticks with materials that you already have at home. Use these

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Origami Gift Boxes

Learn how to use origami folding techniques to create gift boxes with lids for small items. Origami gift boxes are

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Ready, Set, Start Your Seeds!

Learn how to plant seeds and grow seedlings using an item you have in your home – toilet paper rolls!

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Marbled Paper

Let’s have a sensory experience while creating art at home! This time we are gathering items from the bathroom and

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Coffee Filter Art

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? In this activity, we use four simple items that you

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Nature Impressions in Salt Dough

Capture the imprint of local plants in this fun clay activity! Using salt dough or air dry clay and leaves,

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Thank you to our sponsor, PNC Arts Alive!, for helping to make these video tutorials possible!

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Our Family Art Workshop videos are brought to you free of charge. WheatonArts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to engage artists and audiences in an evolving exploration of creativity. Please help us in continuing to provide low cost, quality programming for our full community by making a donation today. Thank you for your support! 

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